Rene van der Bank

She spent her first years of her career in General Nursing and worked in different private practices and Casualty. In 2002, she joined South African Airways as occupational Healthcare Professional Nurse and Aviation Medicine Instructor. René developed a passion for training in the Aviation medicine field, and qualified as Assessor and Moderator, and registered as Civil Aviation Medicine Designated Examiner.

For the past 15 years she has been affiliated with the South African Resuscitation Council as a Registered Basic Life Support and First Aid Instructor, which keeps her up to date with the latest International Standards and Training guidelines.

René registered ECG, an Aviation Training Organization in 2008 to fulfil her dream of becoming an Independent Avmed Training provider, and is currently conducting Avmed training for EPT Training.

She sees her Training contribution not as only a mere, day to day job, but as a value adding contribution to the skills and personal growth of her learners.